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Fact Sheet

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site**, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers, with 465 million reviews and opinions covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features -- checking more than 200 websites to help travelers find and book today's lowest hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average monthly unique visitors** in 49 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP), through its subsidiaries, manages and operates websites under 23 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.comwww.bookingbuddy.comwww.citymaps.comwww.cruisecritic.comwww.familyvacationcritic.comwww.flipkey.comwww.thefork.com (including www.lafourchette.comwww.eltenedor.com,www.iens.nl and www.dimmi.com.au), www.gateguru.comwww.holidaylettings.co.ukwww.holidaywatchdog.comwww.housetrip.comwww.independenttraveler.comwww.jetsetter.comwww.niumba.comwww.onetime.comwww.oyster.comwww.seatguru.comwww.smartertravel.comwww.tingo.comwww.travelpod.com,www.tripbod.comwww.vacationhomerentals.com and www.viator.com.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, November 2016

**Source: TripAdvisor log files, Q3 2016

©2016 TripAdvisor, Inc. All rights reserved.


TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 23 other travel media brands:

Family Vacation Critic
Holiday Lettings
Holiday Watchdog
Independent Traveler
TheFork (lafourchette, eltenedor, iens, BestTables, Dimmi)


TripAdvisor Content:

· 475 million reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

· 7 million businesses and properties in more than 137,000 destinations, including:

o 1.1 million+ hotels, B&Bs and speciality lodging

o 835,000 holiday rental listings

o 4.3 million restaurants

o 760,000 attractions


· More than 90 million candid traveler photos.

· More than 287 new contributions are posted every minute.

· 123 million marketable members worldwide.

On average, nearly 2,600 new topics are posted every day to the TripAdvisor forums.
More than 85 percent of questions posted to TripAdvisor’s English-speaking forums are replied to by other travelers within 24 hours.



TripAdvisor Mobile:

· Users have downloaded TripAdvisor apps more than 390 million times.

· Nearly 50% of users visited TripAdvisor via tablet and phone, and the company continues to see industry-leading uptick and engagement on mobile devices.

· TripAdvisor is constantly pushing the limits of mobile innovation to help travelers plan and book the perfect trip with features such as its “Instant Booking,” “Offline Feature,” and “Neighborhoods” offerings:

o Instant Booking – This platform allows users around the world to conveniently make a hotel booking through TripAdvisor booking partners without leaving the TripAdvisor site or app.

o Offline Feature – Allows travelers to download TripAdvisor reviews, photos and city maps before they go and then access this information on their trip when no data connection is available, helping them avoid costly roaming charges.

o Neighborhoods – Allows TripAdvisor users to discover and explore neighborhoods within popular tourist destinations around the world, making it easier to find restaurants, attractions and accommodations that are perfect for their trip. The feature offers curated content including neighborhood descriptions, photos and maps, along with traveler reviews and opinions on the top places to eat, play and stay within these sections of the city.

· Our apps are highly acclaimed on all major mobile platforms including iOS, Android and iPad/Tablet.

TripAdvisor History:

  • TripAdvisor was founded in February 2000 and operates sites in 49 markets and in 28 languages including sites in the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Ireland, India, Japan, Brazil, Sweden, The Netherlands, Canada, Denmark, Turkey, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Australia, Singapore, Korea, China, Thailand, Russia, Greece, Indonesia, Argentina, Taiwan, Malaysia, Egypt, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Colombia, South Africa, Philippines, New Zealand, Austria, Vietnam, Israel, Finland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia, Belgium, Switzerland and Hong Kong and Portugal.
  • TripAdvisor had 3,327 employees as of December 31, 2016, compared to 3,008 at December 31, 2015.

TripAdvisor Facts:

  • TripAdvisor provides easy access worldwide to leading online travel agencies including Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, hotels.com, Priceline, Booking.com, Agoda.com and more.
  • TripAdvisor, Inc. offers travel suppliers effective graphical advertising and cost-per-click marketing platforms.

TripAdvisor Key Features:

· Instant Booking – This platform allows users around the world to conveniently make a hotel booking through TripAdvisor booking partners without leaving the TripAdvisor site or app.

· Hotel Price Comparison – This feature allows users to see real-time hotel room prices and availability from our booking partners, all on one page. TripAdvisor searches hundreds of sites to find the best hotel prices.

  • Candid Traveler Photos – With more than 80 million on the site, traveler photos give a “behind-the-scenes” view of hotels, restaurants, and attractions around the world.
  • Forums – Enables members to ask for and share their opinions, advice, and experiences in interactive discussions with the community. Many of the forums feature “Destination Experts,” regular contributors who are passionate and knowledgeable about the destinations they represent.
  • Tours Feature – When travelers visit attractions on TripAdvisor—such as the Eiffel Tower or the Taj Mahal—they are presented with up to three tour options, such as small group, private or skip-the-line options, along with descriptions and prices for each. Once travelers have identified the tour that best fits their travel preferences, they may click to book their tour of choice through Viator.
  • TripAdvisor Flights – The TripAdvisor Flights search product is the first to offer comprehensive in-flight insights, amenities information and candid traveler photos coupled with the ability to scan for the lowest prices for airlines globally. To help travelers find the best flight options beyond price, TripAdvisor now offers access to a new airline reviews platform, as well as a "flyscore" feature that rates the quality of each air travel itinerary for consumers.
  • Vacation Rentals – TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals offer travelers access to extensive details and images of 830,000 vacation rental home listings around the world, as well as traveler reviews of rental properties. Using the Vacation Rental Calculator, travelers can compare their accommodation options, allowing them to calculate the potential savings of a vacation rental home compared to the cost of a hotel in a destination based on the number in their travel group, the number of nights they’ll be staying, and whether they plan to dine in or out.
  • Maps – Makes finding the perfect hotel, at the right price, in exactly the right location, incredibly simple. TripAdvisor maps mash-up combines hotel popularity, price and availability with a dynamic mapping tool.
  • TripWatch Offers customized e-mail alerts on the specific hotels, attractions and destinations requested by the traveler, in the first personalized, time-sensitive e-mail newsletter for trip planners.

Management Team:

  • Stephen Kaufer, chief executive officer and founder
  • Ernst Teunissen, chief financial officer
  • Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer
  • Gary Fritz, chief growth officer and president, APAC
  • Seth Kalvert, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary
  • Beth Grous, chief people officer
  • Dermot Halpin, president, vacation rentals and attractions
  • Robin Ingle, senior vice president, advertising sales
  • Bertrand Jelensperger, CEO, lafourchette
  • David Krauter, president, SmarterTravel & Independent Traveler
  • Adam Medros, senior vice president, global product
  • Bryan Saltzburg, senior vice president and general manager, global flights business
  • Nick Shanny, senior vice president, core engineering

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